Birth date March 20, 1974
Birth place Medellin, Colombia
Height 5' 5" (1.65 m)
Years active 1991-present
Garcés was born in Medellín, Colombia. Her father was a fisherman and her mother a schoolteacher.
Her parents are both Colombian Natives. She grew up in Spanish Harlem, New York and Medellin, Colombia. Making her fully Bi-Lingual and Bi-Cultural.
Garcés co-starred in Paramount Pictures' 2002 teen sci-fi adventure, Clockstoppers, starring opposite Jesse Bradford. She was then cast in Richard Benjamin's hip-hop comedy Marci X opposite Lisa Kudrow and Damon Wayans.
Garcés was next seen opposite Academy Award-winner Tommy Lee Jones in the Revolution Studios feature, Man of the House. In 2004 she starred in National Lampoon's Pledge This!. She was featured on CSI: Miami and starred in a six episode arc on NBC's Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, as well as guest spots on HBO's hit series, The Sopranos and Oz. Garcés then landed a role as a cast member on The Shield.
Garcés appeared in New Line Cinema's Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle and its 2008 sequel Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay as Maria, the love interest of John Cho's character.
Garcés appears as documentarian Paula Morales in the ABC drama series Defying Gravity, which premiered in August 2009.
She was also featured in the video "Imagínate" with Wisin & Yandel, and rapper T-Pain.
Garces has also co-starred on Guiding Light as Pilar Santos, and had a recurring role as Dr. Kelly Hernandez in the second season of the Syfy TV series Warehouse 13.
She is also the persona and voice behind Aluna, a character in S2 Games' Action RTS title, Heroes of Newerth.
"Harold and Kumar Go to Amsterdam" (2007)
"Pledge This!" (2006)
"The Shield" (2006)
"Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (2005)
"The Shore" (2005)
"Man of the House" (2005)
"Che Guevara" (2005)
"Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle" (2004)
"The Sopranos" (2004)
"Marci X" (2003)
"CSI: Miami" (2003)
"The Station Agent" (2003)
"The Guiding Light" (1999-2001)
"Dangerous Minds" (1995)
"New York Undercover" (1994)
"Life with Mikey" (1993)
"Hangin' with the Homeboys" (1991)
"Law & Order" (1991)
"The Secret Sharers" (1991)